Katie Orlinsky is a photographer, journalist and cinematographer from New York City. She received a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science/Latin American Studies from the Colorado College and a Master's degree in Journalism as a Stabile fellow in Investigative Reporting at Columbia University. Katie is currently a contributor with Reportage by Getty Images and regularly works for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Le Monde and various non-profit organizations around the world.
International Reporting Project U.S. Fellowship in Global Religion Reporting, John Hopkins University, 2013.
PDN 30's New and Emerging Photographers to Watch, 2013.
Alexia Foundation Award for photographic project “Innocence Assassinated: Living in Mexico’s Drug War," 2012.
Telly Award, Online Video Winner-Bronze for "Criminals or Victims: The Imprisoned Women of Ciudad Juarez," 2012.
W3 Web Award, Video News Winner-Gold for "Criminals or Victims: The Imprisoned Women of Ciudad Juarez," 2012.
Pictures of the Year International Emerging Vision Award for photographic project “Innocence Assassinated: Living in Mexico’s Drug War” 2011.
Prix Ani-PixPalace, Award from the Assocation Nationale des Iconographes to support photographic work, 2011.
Toni Stabile Center for Investigative Reporting Fellowship at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, 2010.
Visa Pour L’image Judge’s choice award for the photographic essay “Life on the Tracks” at Visa Pour L’image, 2009.
National Press Photographer's Association Women in Photojournalism Competition Winner, 2009.
The Review Santa Fe Selected in the CENTER Review Santa Fe juried portfolio review, 2008.
American Photography 23 Honorable Mention, 2007.
Shots and Works. LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph, Charlottesville, 2013.
Right Before Your Eyes. Photophilanthropy/ World Press Photo Traveling Exhibition, 2012.
Alexia Foundation: Stories That Drive Change. 25CPW, New York, 2013.
Pictures of the Year International. LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph, Charlottesville, 2012.
Revolucion(es). Fovea Gallery, New York, New York, 2011.
Migrantes Frontera Sur, Casa Lamm, Mexico City; Instituto de Artes Gráficas de Oaxaca, 2009-2010.
Women in Photojournalism Competition, National Press Photographer's Association, Las Vegas, 2009.
Signs of Change: Social Movement Cultures 1960s to Now, Exit Art, New York, 2008.
Miradas en el Movimiento, Centro Fotografico Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Oaxaca, 2008.